2016 Utah Code
Title 63G - General Government
Chapter 10 - State Settlement Agreements Act
Part 2 - Financial Settlement Agreements
Section 202 - Legislative review and approval of financial settlement agreements.

UT Code § 63G-10-202 (2016) What's This?
63G-10-202. Legislative review and approval of financial settlement agreements.
  • (1)
    • (a) Before legally binding the state by executing a financial settlement agreement that might cost government entities more than $500,000 to implement, an agency shall:
      • (i) submit the proposed financial settlement agreement to the governor for the governor's approval or rejection as required by Section 63G-10-201; and
      • (ii) if the governor approves the financial settlement agreement, submit the financial settlement agreement to the Legislative Management Committee for its review and recommendations.
    • (b) The Legislative Management Committee shall review the financial settlement agreement and may:
      • (i) recommend that the agency execute the financial settlement agreement;
      • (ii) recommend that the agency reject the financial settlement agreement; or
      • (iii) recommend to the governor that the governor call a special session of the Legislature to review and approve or reject the financial settlement agreement.
  • (2)
    • (a) Before legally binding the state by executing a financial settlement agreement that might cost government entities more than $1,000,000 to implement, an agency shall:
      • (i) submit the proposed financial settlement agreement to the governor for the governor's approval or rejection as required by Section 63G-10-201; and
      • (ii) if the governor approves the financial settlement agreement, submit the financial settlement agreement to the Legislature for its approval in an annual general session or a special session.
    • (b)
      • (i) If the Legislature approves the financial settlement agreement, the agency may execute the agreement.
      • (ii) If the Legislature rejects the financial settlement agreement, the agency may not execute the agreement.
    • (c) If an agency executes a financial settlement agreement without obtaining the Legislature's approval under this Subsection (2):
      • (i) the governor may issue an executive order declaring the settlement agreement void; or
      • (ii) the Legislature may pass a joint resolution declaring the settlement agreement void.


Renumbered and Amended by Chapter 382, 2008 General Session

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